18 Apr 2016

ACS Community Care Symposium – 13 May 2016 FULL PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE

ACS Community Care Symposium – 13 May 2016

9.00 am (registrations from 8.30 am)–4.10 pm
Please note this Symposium will be held at Morphettville Racecourse NOT the Morphettville Junction


The Symposium will address the current and future environment for providers, including working within the current My Aged Care system and preparing for February 2017 and beyond.

  • 9:00 am Welcome & Housekeeping
  • 9:10 am My Aged Care Key Elements & Pathways by Peta Braendler, ACS Community Services Manager
  • 9:25 am My Aged Care: RAS & ACAT key operations to be aware of by Craig Gogoll, Assessment Service Regional Manager – RAS Team Leader, Access Care Network Australia; Angelika Tyrone, Manager, Ethnic Link and Alice McDonald, Manager, ACAP Reform Unit, Office for the Ageing
  • 10:30 am MORNING TEA
  • 11:00 am Making My Aged Care Work For You – Examples from Providers by Gus Abimosleh, Business Manager, Helping Hand Aged Care, Anne Higginson, Manager Life Care at Home, LifeCare and Anna Howard, CEO, Murray Mallee Aged Care Group
  • 12:00 noon Increasing Choices Reform: Key Issues for Community Providers to Prepare for February 2017 & beyond by Michelle Newman, Manager Sector Development & Transition, ACS NSW&ACT
  • 12:50 pm LUNCH
  • 1:35 pm Technology as an Enabler by Anne Livingstone, Chair National Home Care Committee Aged Care Industry IT Council (AClitC) and Gavin Tomlins, Chair CIO Forum AClitC
  • 2:20 pm AFTERNOON TEA
  • 2:50 pm Home Care Financials: Remaining sustainable & Competitive in this Uncertain Environment by Grant Corderoy, Senior Partner, StewartBrown Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
  • 3:30 pm Value Based Customer Engagement by Tanya Perry, Consultant, Tanya Perry & Associates
  • 4:10 pm Summary & Close